GARCIA, FRED CASTILLO, JR.- A rosary will be recited for Fred Castillo Garcia, Jr., age 81, 7:00 PM, Thursday, March 1, 2018 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. A funeral mass will be celebrated at 9:00 AM, Friday, March 2, 2018 at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church with Fr. Jaroslaw “Jarek” Nowaki officiating. Interment will follow at South Park Cemetery.
Fred passed away Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at home surrounded by family.
Fred was born May 5, 1936 to Fred Garcia, Sr. and Aveillna Castillo in Balmorhea, TX. Fred was a grounds keeper for the New Mexico Military Institute Golf Course and also the Nancy Lopez Golf Course at Spring River.
Fred is survived by his wife, Alejandra Garcia of the home; children, Daniel Garcia and wife, Elisa of Roswell, NM; Maria Watts and husband Charles III of Pflugerville, TX; Moises Garcia of Roswell, NM; Bernardita Herrera and husband Billy of Lubbock, TX; brother, Jose Garcia of Albuquerque, NM; sisters, Mary Natividad and husband Pedro of El Paso, TX; Natalia Martinez of Chandler, AZ; and Heliosa Aguilar and husband Tommy of Midland, TX. Fred was blessed with 7 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Fred will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Fred was preceded in death by his parents, Fred Garcia, Sr. and Aveillna Garcia; 2 brothers, Cedric Garcia, Ramon Garcia and 1 sister, Lupe Armendarez.
Pallbearers will be Joe Herrera, Pillip Watts, Pierre Alonso, Abel Sanchez, Anthony Garcia and Isaiah Sanchez.
We want to express our heartfelt condolences to all of “Fred’s” family and friends. Even though only a short time has passed since your loss, comforting words will continue to keep you strong in the days, months, and years to come. May our Creator, "... the God of all comfort " be with you during your sad days and give you the strength to cope with your thoughts. Please copy and paste the video below and in the disquieting days ahead, take a look at it. This explains the condition of our dead loved ones and the hope of our reunion.
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